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From the PublisherInventions solve problems in daily life, and this nifty book solvesthe problems of how to go about inventing. From identifying aproblem in your work to thinking about how to solve it, theinformation is broken down into small solvable parts.
So how do you come up with a problem? Hone your observationalskills and look around. Stories of inventions developed by youngscientists who responded to their own needs or those of theircommunity provide the backbone and wonder of this inspirationalbook.
Some ideas come through observation, some through research, andsome from searching for a use for something. Next, the inventor canturn to journaling or model making or can learn with a mentor. Forthose really great ideas, the book discusses patenting, designing atrademark, and manufacturing and selling the product. There aremany websites, programs, competitions, and camps found in theappendices.
Students can be great inventors because life is newer to themand they take less for granted. Awareness is the first step todiscovery. What a wonderful little book for showing children otherchildren as inventors... and they can learn how to become onethemselves!